For many of Oklahoma City’s homeless, library offers refuge from reality, the cold

For many of Oklahoma City’s homeless, the Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library is more than just a civic jewel. For them, it’s a place to put aside, if only for a while, the realities of their harsh existence on the cold winter streets.

BY PHILLIP O’CONNOR Modified: December 28, 2012 at 10:21 pm •  Published: December 29, 2012

On a freezing gray afternoon with snow clinging to sidewalks, Jeff Hancock relaxed at a table in the warm lobby of the Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library.

He’d read the...

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